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Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>>> on our broadcast tonight, the crisis following the killing of an american ambassador in libya, murdered along with three other americans as the consulate is attacked. the president says justice will be done, but what sparked this furious attack? the response is now part of the race for president. mitt romney is taking fire tonight for the way he went on the attack politically. >>> also tonight, who we are, the mbers that will get your attention about the number of americans struggling to pay for food and gas and medical care. >>> and making an addition to the classroom, that is turning out to be a powerful idea. and as apple unveils the newest iphone, guess what just became obsolete? >> in new york, this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. >>> good evening, he was a u.s. foreign service officer, a diplomat representing his country, all he ever wanted to be. he was not the type who asked for cushy assignments, quite the contrary. be, chris steven was the u.s. ambassador to libya, killed last night in the attack in the city of benghazi. a total of four americans were killed
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Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
. president obama vows justice will be done after the horrific killing of the u.s. ambassador to libya. >>> money out the window. bank robbery suspects hurl cash during a high-speed police chase. >>> and baby buzz? what england's duchess kate has been turning down that's sparking pregnancy rumors. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm mara schiavocampo. today, we begin with firing back. in response to deadly attacks in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador and three diplomats, an elite group of marines has been sent to ramp up security at u.s. facilities in libya's capital. meanwhile, the violence has spread to yemen's capital this morning, where protesters have attacked the u.s. embassies. nbc's tracie potts has more from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: hi, mara, good morning. good morning, everyone. here on capitol hill, the senate is condemning what happened in benghazi, calling it unacceptable and unjustifiable. meantime, as you mentioned, mara, there are
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Sep 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
night four americans were killed in libya. >>> royal mess. england's duke and duchess of cambridge prepare to take legal action over the release of topless photos. >>> and balancing act. three chinese tight rope walkers go down in high wire history with a daring record attempt. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning to you. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm veronica de la cruz. today we begin with lingering questions. there are conflicting versions from the obama administration and libyan officials about who exactly was behind last week's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. nbc's brian mooar has details. >> reporter: was the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya spontaneous or did terrorists use a protest over an anti-islamic film as cover? >> opportunistic extremist elements came to the consulate as this was unfolding. they came with heavy weapons, which unfortunately are readily available in post-revolutionary libya. >> reporter: libya's interim president says it was coordinated, but not by l
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Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
savannah guthrie, in tonight for brian. it has been more than two weeks since the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. tonight, a rare reversal, tonight, the intelligence officials say they originally got it wrong. patience is slow with the investigation, and shifting explanations from the administration. tonight, members of congress from both parties are demanding answers, and on the ground in libya, the american officials sent to piece this case together can't even get to the scene of the attack. we begin tonight with our justice correspondent, pete williams in washington, good evening. >> reporter: savannah, it is a very unusual statement, the top officials admitted today that the attacks that were spontaneous were wrong, but getting answers to exactly what did happen has not been that easy. the u.s. understanding of what happened in libya said a spokesperson for the director of national intelligence continues to evolve. tonight, the dni says "we revised our initial assessment to reflect the intelligence." they believe it was
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> we are following the developing story in libya after protesters killed four u.s. diploma diplomats, including the u.s. ambassador. >>> also, the man acquitted of beating an elderly priest. why he is pursuing perjury charges. >>> and it is official. the new iphone is unveiled. we are live at the keynote this morning. coming up on nbc bay area news. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. we begin with the violent protest in libya killing four americans, including bay area native and u.s. ambassador john christopher stevens. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are calling it an act of senseless violence. >> video from last night shows the scene with the compound and several vehicles in flames. stevens was leaving the consulate as it was stormed by protesters as they were upset over the video of prophet muhammad. stevens was named ambassador to libya this year. both president obama and hillary clinton praised his efforts to help the new libyan government. >> at the height of the libyan revolution, chris led our diplomatic pos
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Sep 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
department is taking no chances. lester? >> jim maceda in cairo, thank you. >>> now to libya where we are learning new details about the attack that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador there. nbc's ayman mohyeldin is in benghazi tonight where he has an exclusive with the president of libya tonight about what happened. good evening. >> reporter: the details of the attack that killed the american ambassador and three others may not be clear. according to libya's president there is no doubt in his mind who is responsible for the attack. the charred remains of the u.s. consulate in benghazi. libya's president said today the attack was not the aftermath of a spontaneous outburst of street protests over an anti-islam movie. >> i have no doubts about this. it is a preplanned attack. very sinister. with criminal intentions. >> reporter: for the first time president mohamed magariaf said it wasn't just libyans involved in the attack. without giving details he said foreigners participated in planning and orchestrating the assault. >> we have assumptions and we have some information.
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Sep 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
into a fast-moving story that was in libya and what he was criticizing with egypt but he couldn't decouple himself from those fast-moving events. what romney tried to do is start a comprehensive argument about what is the u.s. policy post eye rab spring? he's yet to make that argument and if he doesn't, he's going to look more crass and opportunistic and less insightful. chris: you cover the white house, helene, what was their reaction among the people actually around the president when they saw romney jump on this thing and -- in such an awkward way? >> i think they were shocked. such an unforced and unnecessary error on mitt romney's part. and at that moment, president obama, when he came out with that statement, president obama was talking to having a one-hour conversation with the israeli prime minister on the phone. they were also getting a lot of reports that they knew at that point that the libyan embassy was under siege. they didn't know that ambassador christopher stevens, he was unaccounted for then. there were a lot of fast-moving things. the white house didn't react ri
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
into this week's consulate killings in libya. nbc's tracie potts has the very latest from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: mara, good morning. good morning, everyone. we've evacuated our folks out of benghazi to tripoli. in tripoli the embassy is at bare bones emergency staff only, as authorities fear more violence throughout the region. more demonstrations overnight. more tear gas. more rocks thrown at police. so far, more than 200 have been injured in protests at 11 u.s. compounds. and despite a call for calm by egypt's president, there's concern about more violence today after friday prayer. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the fbi is sending a team from new york to germany, then benghazi, to investigate. libya announced four arrests in the deaths of four americans and said they're looking for more. >> we have to protect our people. we have to protect the americans. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton identified the two security guards who were killed. >> they were good and bra
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Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>>> on our broadcast tonight, days of rage, egypt, libya, now yemen, the protests against the u.s. are spreading. we're live tonight in cairo and tripoli. >>> also tonight, a navy seal who lost his life in the attack on the consulate. >>> and new numbers, and what we're polling, including what the post-convention bounce has done for the president in a critical state at a critical time. >>> your money, a big announcement on the economy, what it could mean for mortgages, with retirement savings and jobs for a lot of americans. >>> and a big moment for the duchess of cambridge, why what she is drinking is getting so much attention. nightly news begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. >>> good evening, tonight, across a huge and uneasy region, where arab spring has long ago faded into something more complicated. today there were anti-u.s. protests in no fewer than 11 separate locations. today, the violence is in cairo where the protesters stormed the u.s. embassy. then the terrible lightning attack on the u.s. consula
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, kind of hoping that wasn't the chris stevens. but of course i knew he was in libya. so it had to be him. >> reporter: george sharpenberger spent the day thinking about his friend and fellow peace corps member chris stevens. the two served together in the peace corps in the '80s. the uc berkeley grad taught english to kids in a small moroccan town. sharpenberger says even back then stevens dreamed of becoming an ambassador. >> he fell in love with morocco and that part of the world. it was kind of a spark that shaped the rest of his career. >> reporter: the east bay native went on to study law at uc hastings in san francisco. >> if he was in town, he would pop in my office or leave a card or something. >> reporter: law professor david levine kept in touch with his former student through the years. the dean says he is not at all surprised stevens gave his life trying to save others. >> he could have literally sent in the marines there is a battalion there protecting the embassy. he didn't do that. he wanted to be there. he wanted to go take his people, get them back to safety. he knew
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
arrived on a cargo ship in the port of ben ghazi and began building our relationship with libya's revolutionaries. he risked his life to stop a tyrant. then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevenses. i spoke with his sister ann this morning and told her that he will be remembered. sean smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as a manager in the state department. he was posted at the hague and was in libya on a brief temporary assignment. he was a husband. to his wife heather. with whom i spoke this morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country. service that took him from pretoria to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and sean and their colleagues to libya is both noeble and necessary. we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today, many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen. how could this happen in a country we helped liber
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
handling of the latest foreign policy crisis, the evolving explanation of what exactly happened in libya when our u.s. ambassador was killed more than two weeks ago on 9/11. we'll hear from a top obama adviser, david plouffe, in a moment. but first, joining me now, the republican governor of new jersey chris christie. welcome back to "meet the press." >> happy to be back, david. good morning. >> the key battleground states, nine of them, we've been polling in nine of them, and all nine it's obama advantage across the board. look at ohio, plus seven. virginia, plus five. these are key states. is the race over? >> absolutely not. and that happened pretty quickly, right, david? you saw the change in those polls happen very quickly. and i'm here to tell you it can happen very quickly back the other way, and i think the beginning of that is wednesday night when governor romney for the first time gets on the same stage with the president of the united states and people can make a direct comparison about them and their visions for the future. and wednesday night is the restart of this campaign
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
restricted in libya as four people are arrested for the attack on the u.s. consulate. >>> plus, this means war. why b.a.r.t. is now spending a million dollars in taxpayer money in the fight against pesky pigeons and a certain problem. >>> good morning to you. it's going to be a hot one today. temperatures in the 90s inland, 80s bayside, 70s at the coast, but you made it to friday and we've got a good-looking weekend. that forecast coming right up. >> oakland past the coliseum, we'll see how that's shaping up as well as the rest of your friday commute coming up. >>> and right now giving you a live look, a nice spanning live look of the city of san jose in the south bay on this friday, september 14th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. it's 6:00. i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. new this morning, antioch fire investigators very busy at this hour trying to figure out if an arsonist is to blame for three suspicious fires overnight, including one outside of a school and another one th
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Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
week in libya, as the president vows the sacrifice will never be forgotten. >>> meanwhile, the rage against americans grows more violent. our team is on the ground in libya and egypt. >>> and here it looks like it is done on the teacher's ke, being watched across this country. >>> cold case, a little girl who never came home, and tonight, half a century later, a man whose alibi fell apart. >>> also, the royal uproar over new and intruding photos on kate middleton and her husband. >>> and tonight, invoking the memory of diana, nightly news begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. >>> good evening, the news got worse for the united states overseas today as anti-u.s. protests over the film that denigrates the prophet, muhammed, spread to nearly 20 countries now. the violence has erupted in what is really the cradle of the arab spring in cairo, where the ambassador was stormed. benghazi, the attack that killed four americans, including the first ambassador to die in decades. this
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
stevens was killed in libya. in an exclusive interview last night, president obama responded with a swift response. >> you know, what we have to do now is to do a full investigation, find out the facts, find out who perpetrated these terrible acts and bring hem to justice. >> as that investigation starts, protesters against the u.s., you can see growing there. just hours ago protesters storming the u.s. embassy in yemen. they were there trying to jump the fence and get into the compound. there are also reports of new violent protests in cairo this morning. damian trujillo has been tracking all the new developments and he joins us in the newsroom with all the latest. how's it look over there? >> reporter: pretty chaotic. it still remains a fluid situation. there's sort of a stand-off between protesters and police in riot gear. this is a live picture of cairo. i saw protesters throwing rocks at police. i saw police in riot gear throwing rocks back at protesters, also tear gas canisters. tuesday night protesters in egypt also climbed the u.s. embassy wall and burned an american flag th
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Sep 18, 2012 4:30am PDT
unrest and tension in libya, and other parts of the mideast led up to the assault. >> it is not okay, it is not okay, especially in america. it is not okay just to come up to someone and punch them because we are expressing our freedom of speech. >> santa clara police and investigators there say they are finalizing their report on the assault and will pass the case along to the d.a.'s office to try to determine if it meets standards for a hate crime. >>> it is 4:38. new this morning an afghan insurgent group is claiming responsibility for a new suicide bombing that killed at least a dozen people near the kabul airport that. the group says the attack was direct retaliation for the anti-islam film posted on youtube that has spurred days of anti-american protests throughout the middle east. nine foreigners were killed, most of them pilots for an international courier company. >>> this morning there was also new word that the u.s. military has halted all joint operations with the afghan military over concerns of more insider attacks. one senior military official said be just can't trust
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. embassy in libya. >>> also, a pop-up scene in the east bay that gives a lifeline to veterans continues this weekend. we'll show you where it is and when it will shut down. >>> and how a looming nhl lockout could make a big i pact in the south bay. >> nbc bay area news starts right now. >> good evening to you. i'm kris sanchez in. outrage over a controversial film made in the u.s. continues to spread around the world has federal officials question a convicted felon in california who may have helped to make that movie. dozens of anti-american protests and demonstrations are being held in cities around the world. tonight there are so many questions about the movie that led to the violence and the attack in libya which claimed the lives of four americans. nbc bay area's kimberly terry have in the newsroom with the latest. >> kim, today the man believed to be behind the con tr verse shul innocence of muslim's youtube video was brought in with federal officers. since the movie ignited, the filmmaker has been out of public view, staying with his family in their home. with his face covered, he
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
egypt, libya, iran and iraq. two days ago protesters set fire to the u.s. embassy in benghazi. that attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. john mccain says he believes the attacks in benghazi were organized and that ambassador stevens was targeted. >> i think the way this attack was carried out clearly indicate that's the case. >> reporter: the u.s. government is now working with libya to identify the people responsible for that attack. but nbc's michael leiter suggests bringing the perpetrator to justice may not be an easy road. >> ultimately we still are going to be very reliant on the government of libya. >> reporter: and u.s. lawmakers are now suggesting that the country should pull funding from some of these countries where these anti-american demonstrations are taking place. meanwhile, several leaders in the middle east have already apologized for these attacks and promised to try to stop the violence. reporting live in washington, danielle lee. now back to you. >> thank you, danielle. at the center of this unfolding international crisis is a sm
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Sep 14, 2012 4:30am PDT
libya, state department workers who were stationed in benghazi have all been evacuated and moved to the capital city of tripoli. fbi evidence teams are now arriving in benghazi trying to help out this investigation. last night libya announcing four arrests in connection with the u.s. embassy deaths and they say they are still looking for more. secretary of state hillary clinton has now identified the two u.s. security guards who were among those killed. >> they were good and brave men. they were committed to the cause of building a brighter future for the people of libya. >> both of those men, former navy s.e.a.l.s, said to have ties to southern california. president obama vowing to bring those responsible to justice, telling voters on the campaign trail yesterday that, quote, no act of terror will go unpuni unpunished. his opponent, mitt romney, now shifting his focus back to the economy after heavy backlash to his critical comments to the president's handling of the crisis in libya. >>> back here in the bay area, a group is going to begin teaching vallejo residents how to launch a
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
cards. this was not the case. >> i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we started. >> reporter: this video on youtube, shows stevens at work. steven browning, a state recruiter says he was one of the few to see him before he left for libya. browning said he was eager to get out of washington and get to work. >> it's a big responsibility when the president and the secretary of state send you to a country. and the highest priority they give you is the safety and security of american citizens in that country. >> reporter: stevens' father and stepmother live in the auburn area. they are in london and in touch with the state department. his mother and stepfather live in the oakland hills. they were not available for comment. >> thank you, cheryl. >>> in cairo, demonstrators clashed with police near the u.s. embassy. demonstrators throwing rocks. an even bigger worry than the violence in libya, is what the egyptian government is now demanding. >> calling on the united states to condemn americans who have engaged in critical speech towards muslims or hateful speech. and i
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Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
our ambassador in the consulate in libya? was it a protest gone bad, or terrorists? school lunch, when breakfast is normally served. why tonight, schools are serving lunch at hours that makes no sense >>> and allergies, why people who never complained before are suffering right now. >>> also tonight, making a difference report, nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, it won't bring back the u.s. ambassador or the three other americans who were murdered, including two former navy s.e.a.l.s, but tonight, what happened the night they died, the storming of that u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, is being labelled the terrorist attacks. that was not the initial story we begin with what it does mean. our chief correspondent, andrea mitchell, good evening. >>> good evening, tonight, the white house confirmed the attack was an act of terror, officials say by al qaeda members. but big whens remain about when it was planned and why initial reports were wrong under heavy guard, secretary of state hillary clinton, arriving in libya today
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Sep 13, 2012 4:30am PDT
libya. they are urging those already there to get out and here's y hundreds of yemeni protesters scaled the walls of the embassy. reports say security guards were overtaken and there are unconfirmed reports of casualties. once inside the compound, protesters tore down the american flag and burned it. the protests come just a day after demonstrators stormed the consulate in benghazi, libya, and killed a u.s. ambassador along with three other people. in reaction to the killings the president ordered 50 elite marines to the region to help restore order inside u.s. installations in that country and the president sent two warships off the coast of libya. they're equipped with tomahawk cruise missiles. they are waiting for orders. and in cairo, riot police around the embassy there had to fire tear gas at protesters several times to disperse the crowd. they responded with rocks. tuesday night protesters in egypt climbed the u.s. embassy walls and burned the american flag there. another possible problem, egypt is operating under a new government. >> i don't think we would consider them an ally
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
stevens just before he left the u.s. for his new job as ambassador to libya. >> i was struck by the fact that he was eager to go. he was earnest. i think he was looking forward to his first ambassadorship. >> reporter: george served with stevens in the peace corps in the '80s. he taught english to kids in a small moroccan town and he says even back then, stevens dreamed of becoming an ambassador. >> he just fell in love with morocco and that part of the world. it was the shark that shaped the rest of his career. >> reporter: the east bay native studied law at uc hastings in san francisco. >> he would pop in my office if he was in town. levine says he's not at all surprised stevens gave his life trying to save others. >> he could have literally sent in the marines. there's a battalion there protecting the embassy. he didn't do that. he wanted to be there and take his people and get them back to safety. he knew he was taking a risk. he did it any way. what more do you need to know? >> he epitomized tolerance, understanding and respect. that's really what this country needs more of. >> repo
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
ben ghazi, libya, that killed four americans. among them was this man here. christopher stevens. the u.s. ambassador who was born and raised in northern california. he graduated from uc berkeley in 1982 and then received a law degree from half thine hastings in 1989. he was killed in this attack. secretary of state clinton condemning the attacks. a libyan official says the americans were killed when protesters attacked the consulate in response to a u.s. film they deemed blasphemous to the prophet muhammad. president obama released a statement condemning that attack. >>> he was once the victim. a south bay priest beaten as he sat in a retirement home. now he's an accused sex offender. his alleged victims are calling for prosecutors to charge him with perjury. the high profile calls of reverend jerold lindner. live from san jose, where today prosecutors will be holding a critical meeting with the man who beat lindner that could lead to charges against that priest. >> reporter: the l.a. wants to hear from lynch before deciding. lynch was acquitted of that beating of father lindner
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. and in libya tonight, late word that film was a cover for the deadly consulate attack which killed u.s. ambassador chris stephens who is from the bay area and three others in the city of benghazi on tuesday. libya announced four arrests to day saying the militants timed the attack to coincide with the anniversary of september 11th. >>> in washington, there is concern that growing foreign crisis will become a factor in the u.s. presidential campaign. nbc bay area steve handlesman reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: like in libya tuesday, today's anti-american rioting, yemen got out of control. the mob in the capital storming the u.s. embassy complex and breaking in before police beat them back. no americans reported hurt. it's the third arab nation rocked by protests aimed at the u.s. this was egypt last night. another outburst of anger over the kurd anti-muslim movie said to be made in the u.s. but not by the u.s. government. secretary of state clinton tried to make clear about the video today. >> we absolutely reject its content and message. >> reporter: no criticism from mitt rom
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
important trip yet. >>> for the first time the white house makes an admission about the attack in libya that killed an american diplomat and bay area native. >>> a little bit warmer for us today in the east and south bay with upper 70s and low 80s. right now, 77 in livermore and much cooler by the bay. we'll have your full weekend forecast and a few weekend changes in a couple minutes. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> two new developments in the aftermath of the attack on the american embassy in libya, an actress that starred in the film that's being blamed for sparking the anti-american violence lost her bid to have it taken off of youtube. the actress claims she was duped by the director and had no idea what the film was about. the whit
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Sep 17, 2012 3:00am PDT
, which unfortunately, are readily available in postrevolutionary libya. and it escalated into a much more violent episode. obviously, that's our best judgment now. we'll await the results of the investigation, and the president has been very clear we'll work with the libyan authorities to bring those responsible to justice. >> was there a failure here that this administration is responsible for, whether it's an intelligence failure, a failure to see this coming, or a failure adequately protect u.s. embassies and installations from a spontaneous reaction like this? >> david, i don't think so. first of all, we had no actionable intelligence to suggest that any attack on our facility in benghazi was imminent. in cairo, we did have indications that there was the risk that the video might spark some protests, and our embassy, in fact, acted accordingly, and had called upon the egyptian authorities to reinforce our facility. what we have seen with respect to the security response, obviously, we had security personnel in benghazi, a significant number, and tragically, among those four that
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
, egypt, as well as a deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in ben gaghazi, libya, to the death of four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. right now we will take you live to cairo to look at what is happening in the streets. you can see chaos there. protesters demonstrating around the embassy. they have actually attacked the embassy, throwing rocks. the police there trying to enforce some type of security, throwing rocks and tear gas back at the protesters, trying to keep them down. again, a lot of unrest as this unfolds. a very fluid situation and mayhem in the streets. we will keep you posted as more information comes in, but not good at all. >>> at the center of this unfolding international crisis, a small independent movie, as jon mentioned, initially only screened for a handful of people in a small southern california theater and then posted online. nbc news has decided not to air clips of the 14-minute film which mocks muslims and the prophet muhammad. so far there are very few details available about the production group responsible for the film. attempts to reach the
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Sep 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
>>> good morning. mounting mid east tensions, libya's president calls the consulate assault preplanned. the u.s. beefs up protection at embassies nearby, tensions rachet up between israel and iran. >>> the duke and duchess of cambridge keep a stiff upper lip during an overseas trip as their lawyers go to court to keep more topless photos of the royals from being published. >>> and happy birthday to us. weekend today turns 25 years old. this morning, we're looking back at 25 years of news. >>> tracks from around the world and, of course, good times. >> go, weekend today! >> and many of your favorite co-hosts are back to stay a stole down memory lane. today is sunday, september 16th, stole down memory lane. today is sunday, september 16th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm jenna wolf. may i just say happy 25th anniversary. we are so thrilled to have a distinguished group of folks with us here in studio 1a this morning. >> that's quite a wide shot. all these peo
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
libya last week a terrorist attack. but what remains under debate is whether that attack was planned or spontaneous. nbc's danielle lee has more on the tough questions from senators during the briefing on the state of u.s. security today. off awe s three of the top u.s. security officials called this scene last week, that deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, where four americans died, evidence the u.s. continues to be vulnerable to terrorist attacks. >> they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack. >> much else is unanswered or under dispute. was al qaeda involved? >> we are looking at indications that individuals in the attack may have had connections to al qaeda. >> was the attack planneded like libya insists or spontaneous as officials believe. >> i just don't think that people come to protest equipped with rpgs and other heavy weapons. >> we are conducting interviews. gathering evidence. trying to sort out the facts. >> as investigators sort out the facts. the families are laying their loved ones to rest. today a funeral procession in massachusetts for on
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Sep 16, 2012 3:30pm PDT
film and disagreement over what really happened in libya to new saber-rattling between israel and iran. now a series of deadly attacks on u.s. and coalition troops in afghanistan, including two more inside attacks by afghan police. in all, eight troops have died, including six americans. the number of american and nato troops killed this year by afghan security forces has climbed to 51. tonight the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey, is calling the so-called blue on green attacks a serious threat to the war effort. our team has it all covered. we begin in kabul with nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel. richard. >> reporter: good evening, lester. how do you fight a war when your supposed allies are attacking you? these attacks are vicious. they are hard to defend against. today the chairman of the joint chiefs said something has to change. afghan security forces turned their guns on u.s. and nato troops yet again. today it was in zabul near the pakistani border at a remote observation post where u.s. and afghan troops work in close quarters. a
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
about. a u.s. ambassador has been killed in libya. this has been confirmed. christopher steven. a northern californian. he had just joined the u.s. embas embassy. an attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. he also went to uc hastings where he graduated from a law school. it was a major attack there. apparently militants are upset over a u.s. film that was put out. a small film that was more kind of like an unprofessional one but it has caused a big commission over there. apparently political implications here. people are very upset. once again, it has been confirmed that a u.s. ambassador, christopher stevens, has been killed in libya. we will continue to cover this event and keep you posted as information comes into us. moving to other information. breaking the silence. a former student of belamine prep in san jose saying he was sexually apused at that school. he says the jess suette brother molested him when he was there in the '60s. the california society of jess suettes sent a letter that reads, jess suette brother william farington was removed. he now exercises no public ministr
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Sep 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, libya, new reporting tonight on the security situation before the fatal attack. >> reporter: today, the burned out consulate in benghazi is sealed off, and security is tight. but why was there not more security the night that four americans were killed over the weekend, the ambassador, susan rice claims, there was a strong security presence at the consulate. >> we had security personnel in benghazi, a significant number, and tragically, must be the four were two u.s. security personnel. >> reporter: but other sources contradict that account, saying the two former seals, glenn dougherty and tyrone woods, who saved lives were not in libya to provide personal security for the ambassador or for consulate personnel and u.s. officials say consulate security consisted of a u.s. regional security officer and a local militia, known as the february 17th group, which guarded the outpost. chris stevenss often had little security detail >> the security there was very low, i would characterize it as no security whatsoever. shocking and irresponsible. >> reporter: that, even though libya is an un
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Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
consulate in benghazi, libya, which killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. the obama administration says it was a planned terrorist attack, and the fbi is investigating a possible al qaeda link, and an issue that secretary of state hillary clinton discussed today. meanwhile, ann curry sat down with the president of libya to discuss the situation. >> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that. and it is a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the original attack? >> mortars -- >> reporter: they were used in the attack? >> yes. >> reporter: and do you know how many mortars were used? >> about 500. >> reporter: and you were saying they were fired with such accuracy that this could not have been done by somebody who didn't have experience? >> experience and knew what he was doing. >> reporter: and this is what is helping to convince you that this was a pre-planned attack, not a reaction to a controversial movie? >>
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
killed in libya returned to the u.s. on friday. president obama paid tribute to them during a solemn ceremony at andrews air force base. >> four americans, four patriots. they loved this country. and they chose to serve it. and served it well. >> this morning, the violent protests triggered by that film continue across the middle east. in response, including a coalition base in afghanistan. jim is in cairo. what's the latest? >> well, it's a quiet day here in cairo, but clearly, what happened as a result of that film triggered a spasm of violence across the globe. the effects of the day of rage were felt in afghanistan, two u.s. service members were killed in a sustained taliban attack on marine headquarters there in helmand province. the british royal, prince harry, was based nearby, but he went unhurt. the taliban later claimed that the attack was its response to the film. here in cairo, things do feel like they're getting back to normal. that four-day standoff between protesters and riot police was broken up early this morning. egyptian security got the order to clear tahrir squar
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Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
about the widely respected diplomat killed in the attack in libya. >> he was a great person to be with. he was funny and inspirational on many levels. >>> also tonight we check in on the low road during this decision 2012. >> never worked addae in her life. >>ed to koppel takes us inside the industry where they spend every moment of every day watching and listening for the next comment that could blow sky high. >> you have people sitting there with headsets. zo >> gaffe seekers. the whole campaign is about gaffes. >> he's the most googled person on earth. perhaps fitting because justin bieber came to us via the web. tonight his goals for adult life. >> i just don't want to be another teen heartthrob. >> a famous musician and heartthrob turns 18. >> i feel like they're judging me based on my music and the not based on the flick of my hair, although that's fine. i don't hate that. >> plus, the back story of the handcuffed lovers in the photo that's been the talk of the web this week. that and more as "rock center" gets under way. >>> good evening, and welcome. we have done some rear
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Sep 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
the arab world. and an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya kills ambassador chris stephens and three others. >> the people ofgypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. >> but in this highly charged campaign environment, new questions about how the obama administration should respond enter the political debate. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statements sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> this morning, we'll talk to a key member of the president's foreign policy team, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >>> also this morning, an exclusive network interview with a key player in the middle east, the prime minister of israel, benjamin netanyahu. have relations between his country and the u.s. have hit a new low over the looming nuclear threat from iran? >> those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before israel. >>> sorting out u.s. options in the middle eas
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Sep 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
morning on "meet the press" with david gregory. overseas now to libya where there were more protests today, but not the anti-american protests we have seen across other parts of the middle east and north africa. they were protesting instead against groups they believe are responsible for the attack on the u.s. embassy. >> reporter: in benghazi, the birthplace of libya's revolution, thousands took to the streets demanding dozens of the country's militias be dismantled. >> we have to make just one army in libya. >> reporter: what began as a peaceful protest ended in a clash with armed groups that came to dominate the city in response to the september 11 attack of the u.s. consulate that killed four americans, they stormed a group they claim was involved in the assault. within hours protesters in the compound forced militia members to flee. at least 11 protesters were killed and dozens injured in clashes. cnn reports it found a copy of ambassador stevens's personal journal after the attack and that stevens wrote about how he feared for his life in the newly liberated country. his step-f
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the aftermath of that deadly attack in libya. white house spokesman jay carney now says it is self-evident the attack was an act of terrorism. it is the first time the administration has characterized last week's assault in that way. he said the fbi is looking at indications that the individuals involved in the attack may have had connections to al qaeda. also today, secretary of state hillary clinton announced she will appoint an independent panel to review the circumstances which led to the attack. >> back here at home. he said he fought hard behind closed doors for his officers. san jose police chief chris moore is being candid about a host of issues days after announcing his retirement. nbc' reporter sat down at san jose police headquarters with that interview. damien? >> reporter: the chief has another four months before he officially retires. my questions to him were not easy today. he admitted some frustration with the san jose city council and also admits his departure might be a good thing for everyone. he has been crunching the numbers for the last two years and doesn't l
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Sep 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
video, rage against the u.s. sweeps the arab world. and an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya kills ambassador chris stephens and three others. >> the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. >> but in this highly charged campaign environment, new questions about how the obama administration should respond enter the political debate. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statements sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> this morning, we'll talk to a key member of the president's foreign policy team, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >>> also this morning, an exclusive network interview with a key player in the middle east, the prime minister of israel, benjamin netanyahu. have relations between his country and the u.s. have hit a new low over the looming nuclear threat from iran? >> those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before israel. >>
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
. a u.s. ambassador killed in a rocket attack in libya. the strong ties that ambassador has to the bay area. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> developing news from libya where the u.s. ambassador is among those who have been killed in a rocket attack on the u.s. consulate in ben ghazi. christopher stevens was born and raised in northern california and holds degrees from both cal berkeley and hastings lock college in san francisco. president obama releasing a statement saying, chris was a courageous and exemplary representative of the united states. throughout the libyan revolution, he selflessly served our country and the libyan people. his legacy will endure. i am profoundly grateful for his se
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
assault on america. >> reporter: chrrisis one is th attacks in libya. then the made in america anti-islam video. >> there are no words that excuse the killing. >> reporter: but he urged understanding. >> if we are serious about these ideals, we must speak about the crisis. >> reporter: crisis two is iran. still working on nuclear capability. the iran president ahmadinejad called for elimination of israel. >> make no mistake. nuclear alarm to iran is not a challenge to be contained. >> reporter: and netanyahu is pushing president obama to force. he didn't. >> we believe there is still time and space to do so. but that time is now unlimited. >> reporter: standing up for israel, but standing up to netanyahu. instead of staying here in new york to meet one-on-one with the u.n. general assembly session, president obama heads back to washington this afternoon to make crystal clear to voters that his focus is on domestic issues. live from the u.n., i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. >>> mitt romney is in new york this morning. he received a warm welcome from the former president bill
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
. among today's speakers, israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. speakers from libya, iraq, greece and china planning to deliver their comments later on today. when it's all over, some 120 speakers will have addressed the 67th session of the general assembly this year. >>> election day now just 40 days away. one big battleground state down, one to go. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in ohio yesterday. today they're both off to virginia, one of the largest states up for grabs. tracie potts has the latest this morning on the race to the white house. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney campaign in virginia today where median income is 23% higher than the national average and unemployment is way lower, under 6%. like ohio wednesday, the president is expected to hammer romney for his comments on the 47% of voters who don't pay taxes. >> i don't know how many of you will be with me this time around. but, but it doesn't matter because i'm willing to be your president, to represent everybody. >> we're going to help those that need our help. we're a compassionate
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Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
questions about that movie that led to the violence and the attack in libya which claimed the lives of four americans. nbc bay area's kimberly thieri has the latest. >> reporter: the california man behind the youtube video was brought in for an interview with federal officers. since the movie ignited a firestorm of anger, he's been out of public view, staying with family. with its face covered, nikoula basseley naloula willingly went to be question good possible probation violations. in 2010, the 55-year-old pled no contest to federal bank fraud charges and was banned from using computers or the internet as part of his sentence. >> he's not in custody. >> no. >> nobody's under arrest. he came along willingly. he was cooperative, absolutely no incidents. he was very help fful to dew pot sheri -- to dew poiputy sheriffs. >> reporter: today angry protests continue. an angry protest of university students drew more than 2,000 people. the group chanted, "death to america." in qatar, hundreds of residents marched for the u.s. embassy there, demanding the ambassador leave, the u.s. embassy sh
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Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
panel wednesday the deadly attack in libya on september 11th in which the american ambassador and three others were killed was a terrorist strike. senators also registered doubt the attack started as a spontaneous protest as well as disbelief over the consulate's lack of security. nbc's danielle leigh has more from washington. >> senator, you have been -- >> reporter: sitting before the senate homeland security committee, three of the top u.s. security officials called this scene last week, that deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, where four americans died, evidence the u.s. continues to be vulnerable to terrorist attacks. >> they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack. >> reporter: much else remains unanswered or under dispute. was al qaeda involved? >> we are looking at indications that individuals involved in the attack may have had connections to al qaeda. >> reporter: was the attack planned like the libyan government insists or was it spontaneous like u.s. intelligence officials believe? >> i just don't think that people come to protest equipped
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
killed at the u.s. embassy in libya on tuesday night. we're learning more about how stevens' life came to an end. >> after tuesday's attack on the u.s. embassy in libya, there's word tonight a dying chris stevens was carried to a medical center by locals from benghazi. the libyan doctor says he died of severe asphyxiation causing stomach bleeding. meanwhile, u.s. officials say there's no indication that the attack on the con sue late was planned contrary to earlier reports. they believe militants jumped at the opportunity while a protest of an anti-islamic film made in the u.s. was taking place outside the embassy. meanwhile, angry mob-like demonstrations over that film have now spread to 11 countries. this was the scene in cairo where protesters balloted with police. security forces fired tear gas to try and disburse the crowd. it was successful at keeping them away from the u.s. embassy. not the case in yemen where protesters were determined to destroy the american embassy. forces could not keep them away. dem mon straighters were able to get inside the parking lot, smashing vehicles
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> new details about the unfolding international crisis in libya. at the center is a small independent movie played at a small theater in california. the film maker is a 55-year-old from southern california. nbc decided not to show clips of the film. so far, there are very few details about the production group responsible for the 14-minute film. this morning, secretary of state hillary clinton denounced the video. >> let me state very clearly and i hope it is obvious that the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. we absolutely reject its content and message. >> the actors in the film actually also spoke out against it and said they were never told what the film was about. a statement released on behalf of the cast and crew said, we are 100% not behind this film and we're grossly misled about its intent and purpose. we are deeply saddened by the tragedies that have occurred. the actors said they were never given an actual script and their lines were dubbed over in production. the tralter for that movie was first posted online in july. it did
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, president obama was on hand for the return of the remains of u.s. ambassador to libya chris stephen and his three colleagues, murder bade mob on the 9/11 anniversary tuesday. the president vowed no u.s. retreat. >> making it clear that justice will come to those who harm americans. most of all, even in our grief, we will be resolute. for we are americans. and we hold our head high. >> reporter: but the protests widened. this was iraq. in lebanon, symbols of the u.s. got burned at kfc and had hardens. this was gaza. many egyptians are still furious over that anti-muslim film made in the u.s. and it's not just arab nations. muslims to the east erupted. this was pakistan today. this was bangladesh. these were indian muslims in kashmir. while back in the u.s., republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan blamed president obama. >> what we do not see is steady, consistent american leadership. that is what keeps the peace. and that is what we will have in a romney/ryan administration. >> reporter: team obama called that an attempt to score political points. >> both factually wrong and
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
more ahead. the latest into the investigation of the attack in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador from the bay area. >>> the chicago teacher strike could end today. we'll have the latest on negotiations. >>> good morning, everyone. the time is 7:30. looking out at the san mateo bridge. some parts of the bay area still ensconced in fog. anthony slaughter is here and he'll tell you what will happen to that fog. i think it will be good news. >> it is going to be good news. if you like yesterday, you'll enjoy today. pretty much a carbon copy of temperatures. a tad bit cooler. this morning starting off cooler in the north bay. 46 in novato. 52 in san francisco. as you saw in san mateo, 49 degrees is the current temperature. later on this afternoon in the south bay, temperatures will return back into the lower to middle 80s. le 84 in san jose. off to the east bay, temperatures not into the 90s as they were yesterday. we'll have a few spots like livermore into the 80s. closer to the water, oakland back to 75. san francisco, 67 degrees later on. as we mentioned earlier, 49ers are playing at 5:
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Sep 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
driven guy. you tell him you got 90 seconds to answer a question on libya, he's probably going to have a good answer. he's going to do well in the debates. i think ryan is going to do well in the debates. we've got a long way to go. so it's not over. that said, the trajectory of the campaign has to change. this has been a horrific week for them. even the romney people behind the scenes will tell you, the libya press conference was a nightmare for them. even worse than this 47% video. they've got to right the ship. if they do, long way to go. >> the romney campaign -- in fact, the candidate himself, telling "60 minutes" tonight there is no need for a turn-around in this campaign. david brooks, you wrote a stinging column that got a lot of attention this week, and the headline was, thurston howell romney, referring to "gilligan's island." this suggests he doesn't know about the country and who inhabits it. who are the free loaders? the student getting a loan to go to college or the retiree on social security or medicare? personally, i think he is a kind decent man who says stupid things
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